Anywhere Connect Desktop – Preferences

To configure settings and enable functions for your Anywhere Connect desktop client, you will access your Preferences menu. Select the Preferences icon blue gear icon on the left-hand menu.

Credentials

Web Collaboration – Web collaboration credentials will need to be manually entered and can be viewed and edited. This is required to ensure desktop share works.

Note: Only available with Enhanced and Premium Anywhere Connect

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General

Language – Select your language from the drop-down menu.

Log In – Enable or disable automatic sign-in when starting the application.

Notifications – Usually there is a confirmation pop-up notification each time you remove a contact or call history record. By enabling one or all of the sliders, you disable the confirmations when deleting information. Here you can also control whether there always is a pop-up notification for publishing location information. Typically, this is shown at login.

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Audio and Video

Speakers (voice output) – Choose a headset, PC-integrated speakers, or external speakers for audio output. Your external playback device is selected by default (if you have one connected).

Microphone (voice input) – Choose a headset microphone, PC-integrated microphone, or external microphone for voice during calls. Your external recording device is selected by default (if you have one connected). You can also choose automatic gain control and test your recording device.

Ring Signal – Select the audio device and ring signal that is played when you receive an incoming call. The same signal is used for both voice and video calls. You can also select your own ring signal.

Capture Device – Select a camera that you want to use for video calls. Your external web cam is selected by default (if you have one connected).

Video Size – Select one of the available sizes. Note, however, that higher sizes require more bandwidth and a more capable central processing unit (CPU).

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Proxy

Select how to handle HTTP proxies. By default, the system settings are used but you can also choose not to use an HTTP proxy or to use Anywhere Connect proxy settings.

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